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Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Dizziness, Headache, Sleep disorder, Constipation, Tremor, Vertigo positional, Muscular weakness, Abdominal distension, Flatulence, Weight increased, Amnesia, Bladder pain, Balance disorder, Dysgeusia, Cough, Dry mouth

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Posted By Yves Rose on September 4, 2017 @ 2:45 am

I am taking gabapentin 900 mg 3x daily for seven years. before I used to take on and off. What are my chances now. what should i do?

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Abdominal distension, Weight increased, Musculoskeletal chest pain

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Posted By kim on July 7, 2016 @ 3:58 pm

Rx for helping pin-point pain result of CIDP. Dx'd 16 months now. Helped with pain, but hard to handle the bloat under Right Rib cage. No Liver involvement.

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Somnolence, Weight increased

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on January 4, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: Weight gain, slight drowsiness Helps my sciatica pain so much. I can handle the side effects, not the pain. This medicine works great for me

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Weight increased

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on October 2, 2014 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: The only side effect is weight gain. Its really "depressing' although I"m NOT depressed. My choices were back surgery, pain or weight gain. I'm sticking with my new curves! T...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Hot flush, Somnolence, Swelling, Weight increased

Posted By Ann in fdb.rxlist.com on May 20, 2014 @ 12:00 am

Gabapentin was prescribed for neuropathy after chemo, and I had very small change in the pain in my hands, I slept better and had few hot flashes. Excessive weight gain and tiredness, as well as swell...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Weight increased, Lupus-like syndrome

Posted By tdooley in fdb.rxlist.com on February 8, 2014 @ 12:00 am

Lyrica makes me gain water weight. the gabapentin doesn't do it as bad. it sops the nerve pain in my legs due to lupus.

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Lethargy, Memory impairment, Weight increased

Posted By Anonymous in drugs.com on October 5, 2013 @ 12:00 am

I have been taking Gabapentin for 7 months while awaiting surgery for a laminectomy, nerve decompression, sacrum tear and impinged nerves L3-S1. While I still require Oxycodone for pain relief, Gabape...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Constipation, Abdominal distension, Respiration abnormal, Vision blurred, Weight increased

Posted By Anonymous in drugs.com on September 4, 2013 @ 12:00 am

... I have been on Gabapentin for 2 years on and off. Took ages to get used to tight band feeling round head, vision problems and weight gain. The worst side effect is constipation and bloating. Sometimes...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Increased appetite, Weight increased

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on August 2, 2013 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: Increased appetite; weight gain Didn't really do much for nerve pain. Very inconsistent drug -- some days it felt like it helped a little but most of the time it didn't seem t...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Coordination abnormal, Tremor, Neck pain, Difficulty concentrating, Cervicitis, Influenza like illness, Muscular weakness, Somnolence, Weight increased, Intervertebral disc degeneration

Posted By Pamelashurman in fdb.rxlist.com on July 13, 2013 @ 12:00 am

... medication. After looking at the side effects, it explained a lot of symptoms I've been having. Weight gain, fatigue, weakness, feeling flu-like symptoms along with shaking and loss of coordination....


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